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of what exactly they're accusing him of. focusing heavily on mr. newman's report as a u.s. officer. they say he engaged in espionage, submergs and also significantly during a short period after the korean war ended. in a taped and written confession, mr. newman says that he did train and advise a covert and clandestine group of anti-communists who operated behind enemy lines inside north korea. that unit is the infantry register nlt, a group that historians say was controlled by the united states and the united nations and also coordinated closely with the cia. fast-forward then to october of this year, and that is when the north korean authorities say that mr. newman returned to north korea on this tourist package and attempted to reestablish contact with some of the former guerillas he had trained and also with their families and their descendants. in his taped confession, mr. newman does say that he asked the tour guide to help him make contact with some of those people. now, of course, we don't know whether this statement by mr. newman was made voluntarily or whether it was coe
the korean war. the white house is responding to meryl newman's apology saying in part, given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. >>> the white house is also asking for fellow detainee kenneth bay to be released, the question now, of course, will newman's apology help him get released. here's cnn's karl penhaul in tokyo. >> reporter: state media is reporting that the north korean authorities are accusing american retiree meryl newman of hostilities toward north korea, of infringing on its sovereignty and dignitdignity, and it sound mumbo jumbo until you look at the detail what they're accusing him of. they are focusing heavily on mr. newman's record as a u.s. officer. they say that he engaged in espionage, subversion and sabotage activities during the korean war and also significantly during a short period after the war ended. in a taped and written confession, mr. newman says that he did train and advise a covert and clandestine group of anti-communist parties and guerrillas who operat
to be seeking a bargaining chip here with mr. newman. he's 85 years old. he's got a heart condition. they went into the airplane, took him out of the airplane as he was leaving pyongyang and brought him back. this is the new regime of kim jong-un in the past there was a certain pattern to these detentions. there was a trial. there were confessions. but then there was a negotiation to get him out. in this case, nothing seems to follow a set pattern. >> the war veteran being held as a former member of a u.s. special forces group. they were called the white tigers. who were they and what was their mission? i'll ask a former white tiger who joins me live, next. as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cash card from capital one, i get 2% cash back on every purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally someone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase
during the korean war. >> you can understand from looking at the way in which mr. newman was treated that for the north koreans, in some sense the war is not over. >> reporter: the video, released by north korea's state run media, shows newman stamping the statement with his thumb print. daniel schneider says it is important to remember that country has coerced confessions from detainees in the past. >> we have a very tense relationship between north korea and south korea and because of the nuclear buildup, and all those impact the situation. >> the state department is urging all americans to avoid travel to north korea. one of the questions that has come up repeatedly is why did newman return to north korea? according to reuters, this is his third trip to that country in the last decade. the reason is that it is likely something that will be of great interest in the days and weeks to come. >> thank you, kimberly. >>> tonight, the white house is asking for the release of newman, as well. as another u.s. citizen detained in north korea. officials released a statement saying, we remain
heard from the white house just a few moments ago they gave out a statement saying "given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with their family." we think that the fact that he's given an act of repentance by giving this alleged confession could be a sign the koreans may be willing to release him and they often do this when these public acts of apology are given. it happened back in 2009 with the christian mission then. we're hearing from the state department coming in the past few seconds that the swedish embassy which acts on the u.s. behalf in north korea, people there from that embassy have had access to merrill newman today, and so this now gives us very cautious sense of optimism and a sense of momentum that perhaps very soon we could see merrill newman free. back to you. >> we'll hope for the best and keep in touch with you, dominic. thank you so much. >>> the belongings of a notorious crime boss now heading for the auction block, how the profits will benefit his victim's families. >>> plus th
to release newman. the statement reads, "given mr. newman's advantage age and health conditions we urge you to release mr. newman to return home and reunite with his family. the white house urged white house authorities to release kenneth bay held in that country more than a year. we have more video and interviews with newman's wife and son. it is our top story on the front page. >>> we have new surveillance video of a possible suspect involved in an animal abuse case in san francisco. police believe this is the man who threw two cats into the san francisco bay on monday. the man walked up to a woman carrying several items including this cat carrier and threw them into the bay. both cats died. witnesses say they had to hold the woman back from jumping into the water on pier 14. san francisco care and control asked several businesses in the area if they had surveillance video. >> my office has been canvassing the area where this occurred. he's been able to obtain several pieces of footage. splice things together and put it all together. what he found was the gentleman leaving a building down
to release newman. the statement reads in part, "given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the democratic peoples republic of career to release mr. newman to return home and reunite with his family." they urged authorities to release kenneth bayh held in that country more an year. it is our top story on the front page. >>> this just in. a 2-year-old boy from vallejo is in the hospital after he nearly drowned. fire crews say the boy was fishing with his grandmother at the time. she turned away and he somehow fell into the water. fire crews say the boy has life-threatening injury. they rushed him to oakland's children's hospital tonight. >>> now to an nbc bay area news follow-up we have new surveillance video of a possible suspect involved in an animal abuse case in san francisco. police say they believe this is the man who threw two cats into the san francisco bay on monday. the man reportedly walked up to a woman carrying several items, including a cat carrier with two cats inside. he took all her items and threw them into the bay. both cats die. witnesses had to hold
confession. is it good news were mr newman. >> i think it is good new, as bizarre as it is. this was a surprising turn of event. it doesn't make sense for anyone here but the good news is when you have a public confession that that sets it up for him to be released. he is 85 years old. he has a history of heart and health problems. that is a good thing. obviously the confession he wrote he did not write. you know. in it is the south korean line hostile policy. he doesn't know about hostile policy that's a north korean government phrase, and it signals that they wrote it. when they say if i come home soon to the united states - that's probably a strong indication that he'll be released. >> is that critical that one line grabbing on to it "if i come home to the united states." it's the line and stepping back. it's also the fact that there's a public confession. we have not heard anything from kenneth bay, another american seized. sadly and unfortunately, there is a history here of americans who ended up being captured and imprisoned. sometimes
the state report and video and in a statement released they said given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions we urge the dprk to released mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. the state department individuals u.s. citizens against traveling to north korea. the state department also called for the released of another you had citizen detained by authority korea. kenneth bay has been held captive since last november. he was sentenced to 15 years hard labor after being accused of carrying a computer hard disk that contained pictures of starving orphans living in the country. >>> a shocking loss out of hollywood tonight. actor paul walker, best known for his roles in "the fast and the furious" films was killed today in a car accident north of los angeles. a statement posted on the 40-year-old's facebook page said he was a passenger in a friend's car when it slammed into a light pole and burst into flames this afternoon. these are images from the scene showing what is left of that red porch. porche. they say he was attending a charity event when he went for a rid
'll talk to hem in a moment. they're growing more and more concerned about mr. newman's health. it's been a month since he was mysteriously yanked off a plane and detained by the north koreans. >> reporter: mr. newman's case has brought a lot of concerns. his family has sent medicine, the swedish ambassador to north korea, who handles america's affairs there still has not been allowed to visit newman. there's been no answers from the north koreans, who detained him at the end of what seemed like a benign tourist visit. >> a cheerful postcard from pyongyang to merrill newman to a grandson. we rode the metro the other day, it says. a woman got up, moved across the aisle for me to sit. i said thank you, she said "welcome" in perfect english. we both laughed. on october 26th, five minutes before he flight was to take off, he was pulled from the plane and detained. no one has heard from him. his family is worried about his heart condition. >> for them to do something like this is a finger in the eye of the united states. >> reporter: analyst victor cha says other americans have been detained b
the embassy of sweden to work with north korea on the release. it also said, quote, given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman. the state department recommends against travel by all u.s. citizens to north korea. >>> community members came together in oakland today to raise money to help the family of a slain toddler. it's been more than two years since the 2-year-old was struck and killed by a bullet fired during the making of a rap video in west oakland. today, proceeds from a car wash went toward a scholarship for the family's new baby. >> it just feels good to know that my new baby is in people's prayers and in their heart to give her a scholarship to better her life in the future. >> a 17-year-old gang member is facing the death penalty for the toddler's death. the vid the. >>> a group of protesters organized a flash mob on black friday in honor of a 13-year-old santa rosa boy killed by a sheriff's deputy. you can hear the protesters chanting yesterday afternoon at the santa rosa plaza. they posted it on their facebook page. andy
from the obama administration. given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. all this, as vice president biden visits asia this week, with a stop in south korea. the united states has no official diplomatic relations with north korea, but swedish embassy officials visited newman on saturday, they say he's alive and receiving his medication. in a statement saturday night, in a statement saturday night, the newman family implored the north korean government to take into account his health and his age and as an act of humanitarian compassion, allow him to depart immediately for home. now, there's optimism for his release, given his apparent treatment so far, but also, the reality of how serious this captivity is, another american also accused of hostile acts, has been held for more than a year. and this morning, the state department and the white house warning again to u.s. citizens not to travel to north korea. dan and bianna. >> jeff, our thanks to you. >>> this is also a crucial weekend f
in a -- in a statement they are urging the state department to release mr. newman. "given his advanced age and health condition, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he can return home and reunite with his family." the state department is advising u.s. citizens against traveling to north korea. >>> the state department is also calling for the release of another citizen being held by north korea. kevin bay has been held for over a year. he is a missionary who has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor after being accused of carrying a computer hard disk containing pictures of starving orphans living in north korea. >>> paul walker, best known for his starring role in the "fast & furious" movies is being mourned by family, friends and fans this morning. he died yesterday in a fiery southern california car crash. he was a passenger riding in a friend's porsche that burst into flames after hitting a tree or a post just north of los angeles. the driver was also killed. walker made dozens of films and often performed his own stunts. two of walker's friends heard the crash and rushed to the scene. >> we
is urging north korean to release mr. newman. given his advanced age and health condition, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he can return home and eunite with his family. they are also advising u.s. citizens against traveling to korea. >>> the state department is also calling for the release of another citizen being held by north korea, he is a missionary who has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor after being accused of carrying a computer hard disk containing pictures of starving orphans living in the country. >>> paul walker, best known for his starring role in the "fast & furious" movies is being mourned by family, friends and fans this morning. he died yesterday in a fiery southern california car crash. he was a passenger riding in a friend's porsche that burst into flames after hitting a tree or post just north of los angeles. the driver was also killed. walker made dozens of films and often performed his own stunts. two of walker's friends heard the crash and rushed to the scene. >> we heard the crash. we heard the explosion. we got up here as quick as we could to find out
media report and the video/ in a statement they are urging the state department to release mr. newman. "given his advanced age and health condition, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite may return home and reunite with his family." the state department is advising u.s. citizens against traveling to north korea. >>> the state department is also calling for the release of another citizen being held by north korea. kevin bay has been held for over a year. he is a missionary who has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor after being accused of carrying a computer hard disk containing pictures of starving orphans living in north korea. >>> actor paul walker, best known for his starring role in the "fast & furious" movies is being mourned by family, friends and fans this morning. he died yesterday in a fiery southern california car crash. he was a passenger riding in a friend's porsche that burst into flames after hitting a tree or a post just north of los angeles. the driver was also killed. walker made dozens of films and often performed his own stunts.
about a statement. given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. that coming out of the national security council spokesperson there. and so i think given what the state department's also saying you said a short while ago, there is now a sense of cautious optimism that something could be happening behind the scenes. harris? >> well, i want to go back to this idea of korea actually accepting this apology and whether or not they are really prepared to let him go, dom. >> it's an important act of contrition, quite frankly. that's what it is here. and you know, we've seen it once before and seen it happen to other american citizens in other countries, as well. he apologizes, he says it's his fault, describes killing civilians and troops during the korean war and that he was up to subversive activities during his recent trip. we can actually hear precisely the element of his apology from that video. take a listen. >> on this trip, i can understand that in u.s. and western countries there is misl
. the white house response says given his advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman to he can return home and reunite with his family. the white house also urged them to release kenneth bay, another american held in the country for more than a year. let me bring in carl on the phone in tokyo. do we know if newman has had any contact with western officials? >> caller: we do. in fact, we understand from the state department that on saturday a swedish diplomat did visit newman. we haven't had word about the state of his health right now but certainly that swedish diplomats had access. u.s. diplomats can't meet because north korea and the u.s. don't have diplomatic ties. when one looks at the video where he reads his confession, he looks in reasonable health. >> now, do you think his apology is going to help him any in this case? >> caller: that really is the big question now. in the past, it may have been sufficient to make this kind of public apology to then be granted some kind of pardon and be sent on your way. because of the issues right now, it's not quite
conditions, he with urge the dprk, to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. the state department saying in the past couple of hours that america's representatives over these sort of diplomatic matters in north korea, that is the -- they met with newman today. no indication of what his stated well-being is. we know he has heart problems. looking from the video, he seems to be well treated. he was well clothed. his hair was groomed and he denton to be having health problems. but no doubt once he gets back on u.s. soil, if he does, the indication is from everything we've seen, that this is the kind of actions that the korean that would indicate they might want to release him. we'll know how he is once he's back here. >> let's hope he is released and healthy when he gets back home to his family. thank you very much. >>> a deadly police helicopter crash in scotland. the chopper plowing into the roof top of a pub in glasgow last night. at least eight people were killed. more than a dozen now being treated for serious injuries. the pub was packed with people at the
. >> what can the u.s. do at this point or maybe not even do to try to ensure that mr. newman does come home? my guess is they will be either quiet or someone will reach out or we'll do the bill richardson jimmy carter model and i know bill richardson well where there is a third party that goes to north korea on a humanitarian mix and he is released with mr. bayh and mr. merrell as well. >> today was the day healthcare.gov was supposed to be fixed. >> the administration says the site should work for most people. >> we are on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of this month. that was our commitment. >> the goal is to have the site handle 50,000 users at once. the obama administration says 90% of users can now create an account. at the sign up center in virginia people enrolled without any problems. >> it was really fast this morning. i did forget my password but i was able to recover it quickly. and it was great the helper, diana was able to help me to select a plan that was best for my need. >> tech experts have been working around the clock for five weeks to
with the dprk leaders to show mercy to release kenneth and mr. newman. >>> two d.c. rappers on their way back after filming a video in north korea. the duo say their trip wasn't about politics. it was about the music. this is a look at another music video they released. they raised $10,000 through a crowd sourcing website to pay for their five-day trip. the rappers say they didn't have any problems there. the state department issued a travel warning to the country. the rap group hopes to release their newest video. >> in scotland crews are searching for bodies while removing parts of a helicopter that smashed into a packed pub. prayer services took place across scotland for the eight confirmed dead. more than a dozen others hospitalized with serious injuries from the accident. police say roughly 100 people in the pub listening to a band when the helicopter came down. >>> we are getting a first look at an alaskan plane crash this morning. this picture one of the only images of the fatal accident. the cessna went down killing four people. one survivor walked to the closest village a mile away f
is release mr. newman as of right now. they have had this political theater and they should release him in the interest of humanitarian gesture, his health and the right thing to do. this is an exceedingly difficult regime to do with. >> tom donilon, thanks very much. >>> when we come back -- the roundtable reacts from two surprise announcements. one from the pope and one from the president. >> so, you may want to stay in washington because of sasha? i don't want to pin you down but i am. >>> later, the growing debate over america's favorite game, is football too dangerous for its own good? [ tires screech ] ♪ [ male announcer ] 1.21 gigawatts. today, that's easy. ge is revolutionizing power. supercharging turbines with advanced hardware and innovative software. using data predictively to help power entire cities. so the turbines of today... will power us all... into the future. ♪ man: [ laughs ] those look like baby steps now. but they were some pretty good moves. and the best move of all? having the right partner at my side. it's so much better that way. [ male announcer ] have th
, given mr. newman's advanced age and health conditions, we urge the dprk to release mr. newman so he may return home and reunite with his family. newman has been held in north korea since october 26th. when a military official pulled him off a plane. stay with us. the "brain trust" will continue with this week's overlooked and underplayed stories. the united n is going to grow by over 90 million people, and almost all that growth is going to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity and cities of opportunity? what we have found is that if that family is moved into safe, clean affordable housing, places that have access to great school systems, access to jobs and multiple transportation modes then the neighborhood begins to thrive and then really really take off. the oxygen of community redevelopment is financing. and all this rebuilding that happened could not have happened without organizations like citi. citi has formed a partnership with our company so that we can take all the lessons from the revitalization of
about the video put out friday where mr. newman reportedly apologizes for crimes he's accused of committing during the u.s.-korean war. nbc's joe fryer has these details. what are we hearing about mr. newman? >> yesterday he actually got a visit from an ambassador at the swedish embassy. that's because the u.s. does not have diplomatic relations with north korea. in a statement, the family expressed their appreciation for that visit and it does help ease some of their concerns about what happened. now, after that visit yesterday, the family gave us a statement. they say he has received the medications he was asking for and medical personnel are checking on his health several times a day. they said merrill reports he's being well treated and that the food is good. also, yesterday, the white house released a statement saying it was deeply concerned about the welfare of newman along with american kenneth bae, who's been detained for more than a year. newman, of course, disappeared more than a month ago. he has been visiting north korea. he's akorean war veteran. it was his dream
people. and a keen interest in the korean culture. >> reporter: the family's biggest concern is that mr. newman's health is in trouble. he has a heart condition and has run out of pills. they told us that more pills were given to the swedish ambassador through beijing. they don't know if he got them. hopefully, they'll find out later today. >> always great to see you, bob. thanks. >>> now to the red-hot night of music. at the american music awards. big names. huge honors. performances that brought down the house. abc's cecilia vega was there for it all. ♪ ♪ carry me >> reporter: it was ladies' night at the amas. from katy perry's over-the-top show opener. to miley's closing number, complete with a lip-synching cat. ♪ i came in like a wrecking ball ♪ >> reporter: lady gaga rode in on a human-powered horse. and then performed a presidential duet with r. kelly in their on stage oval office. the big winners, taylor swift, taking home four trophies, including artist of the year. >> you got the big one. >> i didn't even think about that yet. this is just so cool. >> reporter: justin t
mercy to release kenneth and mr. newman. >>> two rappers filmed a video in north korea. the duo say their trip wasn't about politics. it was about the music. this is a look at another music video they released. they raised $10,000 through a crowd sourcing website to pay for their five-day trip. the rappers say they didn't have any problems there. the state department issued a travel warning to the country. the rap group hopes to release their new evidence video later this month. >>> a ceremony in scotland to remember the victims of a deadly helicopter kroscrash. live pictures for the services happening now. also crews are cleaning the wreckage from that crash. the operation will likely take days. authorities confirm eight people died. the chopper's pilot lost control and slammed into that popular pub in glaglchl glass go. more than 100 people were in the pub when the helicopter came crashing down. >>> survivors of a alaskan plane crash have a fellow passenger to thank for their rescue. melanie walked from the site to a nearby village to call for help. she considered staying with wre
government efforts at all under way being made to bring mr. newman homele? >> well, in circumstances like this it, alex, there's always a full and significant effort by the federal government to intervene. but this is both outrageous and unacceptable. the regime should release him. and they should do so immediately. because it's one of the games they've played over many years by making charges that they can't prove and then detaining someone. so they should release him immediately so he can see his family and get the medical care that he needs. he's 85 years old. and to detain him any longer is totally unacceptable. >> we know that his wife has sent medication because apparently he went on this ten-day trip with only the amount of heart medication needed for that vacation. she september medication and has no idea whether it got to him. he's one of two americans being held in north korea last year. kenneth bae was instanced last year to 15 years of hard labor for hard acts. mr. new man used the same wording in his apology hostile acts. do you think that apology will make his release more l
news this morning. for that, as always, we turn to mr. ron claiborne. >> good morning, everyone. we have breaking news overnight. the north korean government has reseriesed this video of a captured american, merrill newman. the 85-year-old korean war veteran was arrested during a visit to north korea. that was last month in october. in the video, newman apologizes for alleged crimes he says he committed during the korean war, including civilians. here, he also admits with trying to meet with surviving north korean soldiers that he trained in the korean war to fight north korea. >> i asked my guide to help me to look for their families and relatives living in dprk. and i gave the documents with their addresses to the guide. >> it is believed that newman was coerced into making this admission. but his comments may be a first step towards north korea releasing him. >>> at least three people are dead in a helicopter crash in scotland. the chopper went down in glasgow, crashing into a pub. and now, the search is on for survivors. this morning, rescuers are still working to help patrons t
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